As Prime Minster Trudeau and Alberta’s Premier Notley prepare for the Paris Climate Change conference in the coming weeks, it cannot be lost on them that Canada’s carbon emissions have either more or less levelled off or are only marginally increasing in every sector of the economy except one: oil and gas.
On Monday, the Wall Street Journal added to the debate over induced seismicity with an online opinion piece entitled, “Should Oil Firms Be Held Liable in Earthquake Lawsuits?”
On November 2, 2015, the Sixth Circuit held that the Clean Air Act does not preempt state law nuisance, trespass, and negligence claims.
America’s 10 year energy resurgence exhibits the difficulty of prediction. Unexpected global events, from the persistence of the U.S. fracking revolution to the impact (or lack thereof) of low natural gas prices on the business case for renewable exergy, have fundamentally transformed America’s energy standing.
Lower Oil and Gas Prices Met with an Uptick in Unpaid Overtime, Worker Misclassification, and Other Wage Suits
On Monday, the United States Energy Information Administration released a Drilling Productivity Report.
Monday Morning Regulatory Review: Food Safety Rules Up; Energy Efficiency Removal; Conflict Minerals Review Denial; & WOTUS Forward
The most significant agency action in regulatory practice last week may have been the release of three long-delayed Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) final rules.
In a headline grabbing move, last week President Obama rejected the Keystone XL Pipeline, ending a seven year waiting period.
Urgent! Wildlife Whistleblowers Need Your Help Now
Despite challenging oil prices and a decrease in the volume of crude oil traveling by rail, recent events have renewed the spotlight on crude-by-rail (CBR) transportation.